Creepy songs need creepy videos.

Horror with a touch of sci-fi is almost absent in a lot of different art forms. Even when it is present many people do not appreciate it. This fact does not discourage Rafael Bonilla Jr from creating creepy but aesthetically exquisite music videos for indie bands like Glass Animals and Esben&The Witch.

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Still from Esben&The Witch “When that head splits” music video

In the “Psylla” by Glass Animals music video we are exposed to one idea that everyone dreads. One day we will all become part of the earth, nature inevitably wins at the end. The director specifically stated for the “Psylla” video

I’ve always had an interest in science, especially biology, and think it’s humbling to realize that for all our grandiose notions, we’re really just meat, bones, water and cells. We walk around with the idea in our heads that humans are separate from nature, or that the natural world is a pyramid with us at the top, which isn’t true.

He refers to his work as science fiction and he can jump easily from photography to claymation keeping the sinister atmosphere on point. If you were looking for a spooky kind of video combined with some atmospheric eerie music then you just found the perfect combination. I have included in this post the killer lyrics of the song Exxus by Glass Animals just for you to see how greatly they tie together with the video. Enjoy!

When you see him
Look him in the eye, look him in the eye
And he won’t dare to follow
If you need to
Hook him with your eye, hook him with your eye
Do your wiggles and wallows
Sleep so tight but by a raven’s legs
Killed upright, sniffing by his head
Takes his high with a bop on bed
Makes it joggle with his tune off legs

Wake up with a hatched over your head
You wake up with a hatched over your head

I can see you running
I can see you running
Gone in the blink of my eye
Gone, gone, gone in the blink of my eye
I can see you running
I can see you running
Gone in the blink of my eye
Gone, gone, gone in the blink of, blink of my eye

Open your eyes, chocking on his bed
Chocking on his bed, then grimace and smile
Take a toll, he is with cigarettes
He picks your brains, he’s stomping on his chest
Sit his tone with one fast hand
Stuff his mouth with salty sand
Tie his arms up from his head
Rolling around like a rusty can

Wake up with a hatched over your head
You wake up with a hatched over your head

I can see you running
I can see you running
Gone in the blink of my eye
Gone, gone, gone in the blink of my eye
I can see you running
I can see you running
Gone in the blink of my eye
Gone, gone, gone in the blink of my, blink of my eye.

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